Pamela NcNeill is an American singer-songwriter. She grew up in Winona, Minnesota. She studied classical music for 16 years and formed her first rock and roll band playing throughout the Midwest at the age of 16. McNeill has written songs for many artists such as Wynona Judd and has contributed vocals, keyboards and piano for many various artist "tribute" CDs including ABBA, Willie Nelson, Martina McBride and Michael W. Smith, produced by her husband Dugan McNeill. She wrote the lyrics to "The Promise" and "Almost a Whisper" for Yanni's 2003 album, Ethnicity.